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years ago that the national security agency was tapping chancellor angela merkel's mobile phone. that contradicts reports he told her he was unaware. nhk world's noriko okada has more. >> reporter: the german newspaper is the latest media source to publish details of how the u.s. spied on german chancellor angela merkel. it spoke to a u.s. intelligence worker involved in the operation. it says that person revealed the head of the national security agency informed the president obama in person about the surveillance in 2010. the paper quoted the source as saying obama did not stop the operation. nearly a week ago, german government officials said u.s. intelligence agency may have monitored merkel's mobile phone. she called the president to demand an explanation. >> translator: i told him that tapping is a clear violation of law. >> reporter: president obama has been denying he knew about the operation. his press secretary is appealing for calm. >> the president assured the chancellor that the united states is not monitoring, and will not monitor the communications of the chancell
" says the u.s. national security agency and the central intelligence agency used a joint program called the special collections service. the magazine report says agents installed about 80 high-performance antennas to capture records of mobile phone, online, and satellite communications. the article mentions 80 locations. 19 of them are in europe. the targets were allegedly classified into a five-scale list that was reviewed every 18 months by the staff of the white house and the secret services. >>> international experts overseeing chemical weapons in syria may have missed a deadline. the inspectors arrived at the beginning of the month. they had been checking 23 facilities used to store chemical agents. they've been negotiating to get into those facilities. officials with the organization for the prohibition of chemical weapons haven't said how the inspectors did it on sunday or whether they met their goal. the syrian government has met one of their deadlines. and they plan to destroy the arsenal. experts will spend the next few weeks drawing up their own plans. they hope to dispose of
for the national security agency's alleged eavesdropping on german chancellor angela merkel. the "washington post" says that the nsa has also broken into major communications links used by google and yahoo! data centers worldwide. "the post" reported the infiltration on wednesday based on documents obtained by former nsa contractor edward snowden. the reports say by tapping into the links, the nsa has positioned itself to collect at will data from hundreds of millions of users' accounts, this would include emails sent and received, as well as content such as texts, audio and video. the "post" says during the 30-day period up to january 9th of this year, the nsa used the links to collect more than 180 million new records. google said it is outraged at the lengths to which the government seems to have gone to intercept data from the firm's private fiber network. the nsa chief general keith alexander has denied the allegations. he said the report is incorrect and that his organization obtains court orders before collecting necessary information. google and yahoo! user accounts through a court-approv
washington's national security agency spying on high priority israeli military targets in york times reported on nov third in a seven page article based on documents leaked by performer and as a contractor that were snowed in all the in depth overview the tales highly classified documents leaked by snowden they include document outlining the american intelligence agencies monitoring of israeli targets namely israel defense forces drone aircraft and israel's black sparrow missile system classified documents leaked to the report further confirm the reports of past cooperation between the nsa any of the idf signal intelligence unit eighty two under it would try clearly cheese raw materials ok my signals intelligence that is by spying. top obama administration officials have in the past praised israel's intelligence capabilities and express gratitude for receiving access to it. new york times report comes on the heels of our age in europe over the revelation that the us listen in on european leaders including capping german chancellor angela merkel cell phone last week us secretary of state john
.s.a. said -- >> the national security agency does not target the vatican. assertions that the n.s.a. has targeted the vatican published in it will italy's pano rama are not true. we now know that the spy agency has monitored the communications of 35 different world leaders along with many of the citizens in their respective countries. here to give us a little more insight on how the church was responding to the allegations, i was joined by jimmy aiken. i started by asking him how detrimental this was with u.s. relations with the vatican. >> i don't think they're particularly detrimental. the attitude that father lombardi displayed in his statement i think is pretty cal of what you would expect. -- pretty typical of what you would expect. the italian press is pretty rumor fed. you can't place any confidence in what it says normally. but in this case, we know that all the major world powers spy on all the other major world powers all the time. i don't think the report is particularly endowed. i would assume na that the -- that the n.s.a. is spying on every country like. >> i mean, what do
's national security agency had been monitoring the postal communications relations between us and germany now under threat the white house having recently stated that until just a few weeks ago us president a bomb and no knowledge of them wanted to let go. the streets of new york city meanwhile the views of the american be mixed with some believing its mining does more harm than good. i don't think it's right on the high and some countries back the distance behind people's backs up the spine to people and aid to states to miscommunication and further conflict between countries. others believe today is nothing unusual in surveillance of all the countries. he will be doing this kind of thing for a long time. and that this is now with all sorts of media and the leeks and so forth this is people are finding out about it. i don't think that of relief that the american . this are really that surprised it's more of those things that you knew was happening but not yet become rich. isn't that so unfortunate reality but of course given the nature of technology and globalization if ever one is intertwi
. the spanish newspaper said the national security agency tracked millionless of phone calls. they said about 60 million telephone calls last december and january. they say agents tracked the numbers of calls and where they took place. they cited classified documents by edward snowden and the spanish law prohibits the collecting of such information without permission. u.s. leaders have been scrambling to reassure their allies after a swrooishs of allegations about spying. a french newspaper said u.s. acts intercepted more than 17 million phone calls and e-mails in france in a one-month period. german newspaper said monitor chancellor angela merkel's mobile phone for more than ten years. >>> officials in north korea have told nhk they plan to keep a program running that has given people in japan emotional closure. they say they will continue to allow japanese to visit places where their loved ones died. more than 38,000 japanese died in the northern part of the korean peninsula around the end of world war ii. the remains of two-thirds of them are thought to be buried there. nhk world's hiromitsu
intelligence collection programs. feinstein released a statement saying the national security agency didn't keep her committee properly informed of certain surveillance activities. the committee is responsible for overseeing the work and budget of the intelligence community. she says that oversight needs to be strengthened and increased. feinstein went on to say it's a big problem that president barack obama was not aware agents were monitoring german chancellor angela merkel's communications since 2002. she said she's opposed on gathering intelligence on leaders of u.s. allies. they face questions after questions regarding the nsa's work. they say the u.s. does not and will not monitor merkel's communications, and they say they're conducting a review of their intelligence gathering methods. >> we're acknowledging the tension this has caused. we understand this has caused concern in countries that are -- that represent some of our closest relationships internationally. and we're working to allay those concerns and to discuss these issues. >> carney said last summer president obama ordered
. >>> the united states faces growing criticism national security agency's targeted spying. however an alliance was formed after world war two that excluded five countries. it was called five eyes which includes britain, australia, new zealand and canada. 9 officials said other allies including japan and germany have been subject to u.s. surveillance programs. the source added that u.s. surveillance gathering facilities are located at the country's military bases and embassies around the world. "the washington post" said the nsa collected information from the google and yahoo! data centers worldwide. is they posted that the infiltration was on wednesday by edward snowden. and by tapping into the links, the nsa has positioned itself to collect data from hundreds of millions of user accounts, this would include e-mails sent and received as well as text, audio and video. the post says that during a 30-day period up to january 9th of this year, the nsa used the links to collect more than 180 million new records. google said it is outraged at the lengths to which the government seems to have gone to
of the national security agency surveillance program leads to five. kenny however defended the need for increased surveillance state is an effective counter terrorism tool. and he also assured that the fact an act which have avoided close allies like germany would be repeated in the future really an f eighteen jet on key setting standards that the controversial program of spying on foreign leaders came in response to requests from policymakers. i use it will be using this process and yes is a star in a row you are. his charm and a few needles our view. in order to own a house to use those intelligence needs say things like our european financial crisis. we're scoring what's happening now. these kinds of things result in collection activities. when somebody said we wanna know leadership intentions. i'm trying to think what do you view with one no leadership intentions these are the issues so i don't think that's part of the current policy discussions say ok from where i stand. the question so do you need all their data. so i would turn it around and say i actually think there's a better way to do
this time a report at australia claims that the us national security agency is using australian and the seas and a chat to intercept phone calls and data across the region. unending reports the cancellation nations including china are demanding an explanation from the united states on reports wash busy gazing electronic intelligence gathering australian indices think all sports and the countries the sydney morning herald reported thursday. now australian embassies in asia and win the one and aj were being used as part of the us led spying operations the reporter us nasa security agency documents show the australian government has been allowing the nsa cooperate in this and the seas and in the show. i let it not china and east timor. the chinese foreign ministry said that us should abide by international law and regulations. a finance extremely concerned about this report and asked that the us offer a clarification an explanation. we also accept foreign embassies in tyne and their staff respectively and accommodation and other international treaties. we should not get involved in any activiti
the national security agency is the brand and you talk to the center but it's caught the eye of a crowd of persisting protesters were taken over part of the local highway to demonstrate their outrage at surveillance practices the geezer in a fortnight has more noted for its desert wine. painted picture esque melodies. utah has long been home to the nation's largest population of more weeks to date. it's also home to america's soon to be the guests by complex occurred inside the middle of an army base. so you can get to like the protests in the army to protest the nsa garfield learns his lesson on independence day. when police could get a bit more than a hundred restore the fourth activist from protesting in front of the anc's one point five billion dollars data center shortly thereafter the group life away to claim a two mile long state right next to the nsa to confront any tickets now for being there. my latest adopt a highway me think of and we can clean up in the coming weeks and even signed will be placed might feel that says restore the more you talk and pray each day that employee
the show. the country's leadership seems to be on clear what its national security agency is doing as we report later. the syrian government dismantled its chemical production facilities but the disarmament process pain in the balance of some rebel groups continued to defy the deal. watts. water teach science. as of the really bad about here the fourth test on the nose wheel over it the smiles that the us military officers mask the pain full force feeding of detainees at guantanamo bay. archie reports from behind a barbed wire. a new new. watching the weekly it's not a cure mrt with me in east now it's good to have you with us that the latest news plus a look back at the week's top stories putting a human face to america's so called war on terror in pakistan on family and a drone strike victims testified in front of congress this week. having lost their grandmother in what was reported as a precision strike on militants yes lawmakers want the us targeted their home counties each cheek and without the emotional briefing. this was the first time actual victims of us drone strikes word in c
steady drip of leaks about the national security agency. again became aggression this past week with our revelations about the tap phones of thirty five world leaders patrolling of all the personal data. more than sixty million citizens of france and spain. and it's drawn a lot of anger. goodbye friend that we were tonight he writes the host of prominent intellectuals in the site including the former german chancellor willy bronze calls headline that says we need a more realistic basis for the us german relationship. this is up a manifesto that said the new flag press meet him yet making payments made to a lean and fit something in the tank this weekend when he liked about anything and when you isn't really helping families helping families we just got its own conversation by saying no to on of those who were listening to us so he was going to use it in effect the seventies because he preferred to talk to the details but he knew it takes the stance of this nothing new i needed it. i'm very active fish in education right now and then me. he thinks is artificial. we think so because it's n
the national park service. president obama nominates jeh johnson as the next secretary of homeland security. if approved, the former pentagon lawyer would succeed janet napolitano, who resigned in july. as dhs secretary, johnson will work to keep the borders secure, make the immigration system more effective, and lead response to natural disasters. >> in jeh johnson, we have the right person to continue this important work. from the moment i took office, jeh was an absolutely critical member of my national security team, and he demonstrated again and again the qualities that will make him a strong secretary of homeland security. >> think it's tough to carve a pumpkin at the dinner table? some scuba divers get into the halloween spirit underwater. divers submerge themselves off the coast of key largo, florida, with knives to enter the annual underwater pumpkin-carving contest. some pumpkins looking like a traditionally carved jack-o'-lantern, others a little more quirky. 30 divers from around the u.s. took part in the festivities. for "teen kids news," laura ingle, "fox news channel in the c
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